Maung Pe, a chaprassie (messenger) in the Triangulation Survey Party, brought from Burma by Captain C F Close, Royal Engineers, 1892
Oil on canvas by Gertrude Ellen Burrard (later Lady Gertrude) (1860-1928), 1892.
Gertrude Ellen Burrard accompanied her husband Sidney Burrard, an Indian Army Officer, around the Indian subcontinent during his time as Superintendent on the Trigonometrical Survey of India. As an amateur artist, she recorded the people and places that she encountered and exhibited her paintings for many years in India.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection
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